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michelin sustainability
May 30, 2018

For transit to become more sustainable, giants in the private sector will need to evolve and innovate. In this spirit, tire manufacturer Michelin announced two major ambitions for the future. By 2048, all of the company’s tires will be made from 80 percent sustainable material.

Audi of America and Traffic Technology Services Team Up for Smart City Support in Olathe, KS
June 01, 2018

Being on the cutting edge of innovative technology is something the City of Olathe, Kansas values, according to Public Works Director Mary Jaeger. In its ongoing efforts to get smart, the city recently announced it is working with Audi of America and Traffic Technology Services, Inc.

uber shuts down autonomous vehicle testing in arizona
May 25, 2018

Uber is shutting down its self-driving car tests in Arizona, where one of the cars was involved in a ... read more

gridsmart cybersecurity
May 14, 2018

GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc., has announced the creation of the GRIDSMART Information Security and Threat Intelligence Division (ISTI), an industry first-of-its-kind transportation cybersecurity group whose goal is to help transportation industry technology... read more

May 02, 2018 | Nicole Ybarra

Technology Transformation

April 24, 2018 | David Goode

Roads in America are falling apart

February 07, 2018 | Jackie Roberson

Autonomous cars could be the solution to so many road-related conundrums. Now that several driverless vehicle fleets have been deployed in cities around the world, there is plenty of data to show that robots are much better than people at piloting two-ton machines at high speeds.

January 09, 2018

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is teaming up with the popular navigation app Waze on a new initiative designed to make the nation's roads safer, the agency announced Monday. The DOT is launching two pilot projects that are aimed at integrating traditional crash data with crowd-sourced... read more

December 13, 2017

The first emperor of Rome, Augustus Caesar, thought good roads so important he retained the title of Curator Viarum or Commissioner of Roads. For Augustus, road maintenance and maintenance of a strong defense were among the prime duties of government.

December 13, 2017

For several years, private companies have tried to fill the last-mile gap in public transit systems by offering on-demand, shared rides. Many of these "microtransit" services -- something between ride sharing and traditional transit -- have foundered. Now, several public transit agencies have... read more

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